Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse.
We organise in small, autonomous groups distributed around the world. These groups are connected in a complex web that is constantly evolving as we grow and learn. We are working to build a movement that is participatory, decentralised, and inclusive.
Our Principles and Values
All are welcome who want to adhere to our principles and values:
We have a shared vision of change
Creating a world that is fit for generations to come.
We set our mission on what is necessary
Mobilising 3.5% of the population to achieve system change – using ideas such as “Momentum-driven organising” to achieve this.
We need a regenerative culture
Creating a culture which is healthy, resilient and adaptable.
We openly challenge ourselves and our toxic system
Leaving our comfort zones to take action for change.
We value reflecting and learning
Following a cycle of action, reflection, learning, and planning for more action. Learning from other movements and contexts as well as our own experiences.
We welcome everyone and every part of everyone
Working actively to create safer and more accessible spaces.
We actively mitigate for power
Breaking down hierarchies of power for more equitable participation.
We avoid blaming and shaming
We live in a toxic system, but no one individual is to blame.
We are a non-violent network
Using non-violent strategy and tactics as the most effective way to bring about change.
We are based on autonomy and decentralisation
We collectively create the structures we need to challenge power.
Anyone who follows these core principles and values can take action in the name of Extinction Rebellion.
For an introduction to XR, online training and a guide to finding your place in the Movement, please go to https://uk.rebellion.academy